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Update date: 31 August 2021

Mylodon Cave, Grey Lake boat trip, Hiking Lake Sofia

3 days - 157 km
Recommended months for the visit: January - December
Difficulty level Medium - Advanced

Day 1

The Mylodon Cave located 24 kilometers towards the north is one Puerto Natales’ classic destinations, we will begin an authentic trekking adventure among beautiful scenery surrounding this excursion. First, we will visit the natural monument formed by three caves, among which stands out the Cueva Chica (Small Cave), you can also take a picture next to a replica of the extinct Mylodon at the entrance of the largest cave.

Get plenty of rest, always carry water, sunscreen, passport, adequate clothing, a first aid kit, and toiletries.

Day 2

Boat ride at Grey Lake, discover and admire the incredible scenery during this excursion to Torres del Paine located 103 kilometers north of Puerto Natales. After the sail trip, we will enjoy touring some of the most spectacular lookouts of the park such as the Salto Grande and Laguna Amarga lookouts while enjoying the views and photographing the unique landscape.

Bring cash, carry-on bag, your passport, cell phone charger, first aid kit, and toiletries.

Day 3

Trekking along Lake Sofía during the tour we will have privileged views of the Prat mountain range, the Balmaceda glacier, and the Tenerife hill. During the hike we will border the lake and go through lenga beech and Antarctic beech forests to climb to the top of the Benitez Hill. Upon arrival we rest and enjoy a beautiful view, where you can observe the condor and watch it fly the skies.

Consider that altitude ranges from 400 to 4200 meters above sea level.

Plan your perfect trip
  • Bring a backpack with snacks and water for a full day of hiking. And if you have binoculars, don't forget to bring them to watch different species of birds.
  • Always have cash available because there are areas with no ATMs.
  • Prefer travelling during the low seasons to avoid high traffic and higher costs.
  • Don't forget to check information on covid-19 restrictions before traveling anywhere.
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